Author Bella Shay #interview

Please give a warm welcome to author Bella Shay

Tell us a bit about yourself… 

I’m a 31 year old social worker at a psychiatric hospital. I live in a little town in West Virginia with my husband and two puppies. I’m an introverted extrovert. I love meeting new people and learning things about each other but I’m also incredibly shy and awkward. I, often, use memes and gifs to have full conversations. I have a new obsession with collecting signed paperbacks of my favorite books. I, also, rarely ever read the same book twice. 

Have you always wanted to become an author? 

I haven’t. I’ve always wanted to be so many things. When I was little, I wanted to be a marine biologist because I loved sharks but I never learned how to swim. I changed my college major SEVEN times before I finally gave in to the calling of being a social worker. 

I had always had a knack for developing stories. As a coping mechanism, I used to disassociate and live out these made up lives in my head. It wasn’t until recently I had the idea of writing them down and fell in love with it.

What was your inspiration for your current book/series? 

My childhood was pretty rough and I experienced a lot of trauma. My brain tried to cope with it in so many different ways. One of those was through repressing memories. My main character is dealing with repressed memories coming to the surface and is re-experiencing her trauma in a way.

I wanted to tell a story about how trauma can affect you and what the aftermath looks like of trying, not only to survive, but to fight for a life you feel you deserve. I wanted to convey the message that what happens to you doesn’t make you a stronger person. You survived what happened because of the strength you already possessed. 

What are you working on now? 

I’m still working on finishing Darkest Lies.  It’s growing into a bigger story than I ever anticipated and I’m so excited to share it. It releases June 12th. After that, I’ll be working on a short story about domestic violence for an upcoming anthology that releases in October.

Do you have any quirks while working? 

Hmm… My favorite thing to do while writing is to play something in the background that I’ve watched before or music that doesn’t have lyrics. I find I get too distracted and want to sing along or something like that. So, usually I’ll have SpongeBob playing or instrumental versions of songs. Occasionally, I’ll play disco music or classic rock when I’m tired and trying to push through because the music energizes my brain. 

What are your hopes for the future? 

My first hopes when I started writing was to be widely successful and retire from my day job. Now, after experiencing how incredibly difficult it is to write a novel, I just want to share my ideas and hope that enough people love it to help pay for the next release. 

Do you have any advice for new authors about the publishing world? 

Oh man! I am such a baby author, I’m still in the writing womb. That probably sounds really weird. 

Let’s see. Things I’ve learned so far:

• Never do a pre order unless your book is 90% finished. Don’t. Do. It.

• Self-doubt is the enemy. Never stop believing you can do it.

• Keep writing.  You can’t edit an empty page!

• Find your tribe & pay it forward. Find people that will support you in your losses and successes. When you get the chance, help the person that was once where you were.

Do you have anything to say to your followers?

I’ve been amazed at the incredible people that have supported me so far, without even releasing my book yet. I’ve experienced nothing but love so far and I am enormously grateful and appreciative of the way I have been welcomed into the community. Thank you all so much!

Author B. Livingstone #interview

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B. Livingstone

Tell us a bit about yourself

I am a US Northern Native turned US Southern Bell. A lover of books, coffee, movies, and most importantly my family. I am a mother of 3 beautiful babies, ages  12, 5, and 6 months, plus the oldest of all – The Husband – oh and can’t forget the fur-baby. I am currently writing in the paranormal world with plans to enter other genres in the future. Regardless of what genres I’m writing in though, the one goal I have is to create characters you can connect with. Love or hate them… Just connect. 

Have you always wanted to become an author?

The short answer, no. I have always loved to tell stories but growing up with dyslexia I had a very hard time with reading, spelling, and just writing in general. I never had the courage to put my stories to paper. It wasn’t until my daughter needed to find an outlet for her anxiety and depression that I found the drive and push needed to get outside my comfort zone. I challenged my daughter to use her writing as an outlet for everything she was feeling, to write about them. She countered with a challenge of her own, agreeing to try if I agreed to finally publish a story. As a parent, we want to inspire courage and faith in our children, to always believe in themselves no matter the challenges life brings. So practicing what I preach, I rose to her challenge and hit that publish button my first book October 31, 2020. 

What was your inspiration for your current book/series?

My daughter inspired my current series. 

I wanted to write something that would inspire anyone dealing with PTSD, loss, depression, thoughts of suicide, and addiction. Those who feel like their world has crumbled so far into darkness that there is no way out. I wrote wanting to inspire my daughter, to remind her that no matter how dark her world becomes there is always a light in the darkness. Granted her version of the storyline is more YA than my Adult Reverse Harem PNR.

What are you working on now?

Currently, I am working on a few different stories. First is a spin-off series of Shadowcrest Pack called Norse Blessed. Book one of this series is Death’s Gift which is a backstory of one of the characters from Shadowcrest Pack. Book two will go hand in hand with Shattered Pack, another book I am currently working on which is the third and final installment of Shadowcrest Pack.

Then I have 2 other storylines that I am currently plotting out. One is a charity book I am hoping to release in October. The other I am hoping include in an antho next year. 

Do you have any quirks while working?

I need noise in the background. I can’t focus in the dead silence. Music sometimes helps but the TV is my best writing companion. 

What are your hopes for the future?

I hope to be able to keep going. To keep adding to the current universe that I’ve started and move into new ones and new genres. I want to keep creating what people want to keep reading. More than all of this I hope to inspire. To inspire others to reach for their dreams, even those dreams they never thought to have. 

Do you have any advice for new authors about the publishing world?

Be careful. Do your research. Do not be afraid to self-publish. Ask questions.

Do you have anything to say to your followers?

None of this would be possible without you. Words could never express the level of gratitude I have for your support, your words of encouragement, and your overall presence. Without your willingness to give a baby author a shot I wouldn’t be able to keep writing. From the bottom of my heart… Thank you!!

Author Belle Harper #interview

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Tell us a bit about yourself


Well, I’m Belle Harper. And I live in a little semi-rural town about an hour from Melbourne, Australia. I love mint chocolate, all types of office supplies. I’m married and have three children.

Have you always wanted to become an author?


Yes, for as long as I could remember I would be reading, making plays for my sisters to act in or just telling my parents made up stories and entertaining them. When I was 12, I told my parents I wanted to be an author and that stayed with me into my teens. But I never knew how to go about it, so the dream died and I went into aged care nursing. Which was a job I loved, but not my dream.

What was your inspiration for your current book/series?


My current series out is Brides of the Aashi. I just fell in love with Alien romance back in 2017 when I first read a Ruby Dixon book. And I slowly built my Alien world and all the worlds around them over about a six month period. It was a lot of fun, but I gave my Aliens a little twist, most books have Alpha males. And in the Aashi world they are not, it’s a female run world.

What are you working on now?


I’m currently working on a paranormal series. Book one is Twice Bitten and will be out March. (April the latest.) It is Young Adult/ New Adult. With Shifters and Vampires as her love interests.

Do you have any quirks while working?


Mmm… haha. I eat chocolate when im editing. Every chapter I edit I give myself 5 M&M’s. I have now started writing “The End” at the start of all my manuscripts. Then as I am typing I’m chasing the end. Because there is no better feeling than a finished book.

What are your hopes for the future?


I hope that readers still enjoy my books and I will continue to produce stories. I have great support from my husband and kids. I’m a full time author, and this is my dream job.

Do you have any advice for new authors about the publishing world?


Join all the craft and author FB groups you can. Books, podcasts, YouTube videos. I go to the supermarket and listen to the Self publishing show every Friday. So its easy to learn new skills when there is so many authors sharing knowledge… I love learning.

Do you have anything to say to your followers?


My amazing readers and followers. I love you all. You always have your pom poms out when I am writing or when I release a new book. I wouldn’t be here without you all, so thank you all for taking a chance on me. It keeps me going, and wanting to better myself as a writer.

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Author Brandy Slaven #interview

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Tell us a bit about yourself

Hey there, I’m a book and movie nerd from small town Tennessee. I can be found on the daily attached to a computer of some sort talking to my imaginary friends, but I also like visiting new places with the hubs, two kiddos, and my fur baby.

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Have you always wanted to become an author?

I never had the confidence to think I could ever write a book that someone would read and actually like. I’ve always loved both reading and writing, though, so I guess I was hopeful.

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What was your inspiration for your current book/series?

My next book set to publish is a zombie RH co-write with Mary Martel and it all came about because we both wanted a main character full of sass who knew how to kickass.

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What are you working on now?

I’m currently working on Zombie Queen as well as a sequel to another co-authored series and the start of an entire brand new saga coming 2020.

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Do you have any quirks while writing?

Music. I have to have music because I get easily distracted if there’s a lot going on around me.

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What are your hopes for the future?

The biggest thing on my hopes for the future list is to finish everything I have planned from now until the end of 2021. #Goals and all that jazz.

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Do you have any advice for new authors about the publishing world?

1) Don’t ever give up. If you have the itch to write, then do it! No matter what anyone says. No matter how bad the first reviews are. Keep at it because we all have new things we can learn.

2) Don’t be afraid to ask for advice. Authors are people too and have worn those beginner shoes. Besides, most of us don’t bite…hard.

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Do you have anything to say to your readers?

I love my readers. Without you guys, I couldn’t do what I love and that makes me eternally grateful for every last one of you!

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Author BC Morgan #interview

Please give a warm welcome toTell us a bit about yourself

I’m 26 in 2 days and I’m going onto a pump for type one diabetes ❤️ I’m a mum to fraternal twins who’ll be 4 next Valentine’s Day. I’m from England born and raised and writing is my passion. Not just books but poems and songs as well. I love to sing, bake and watch anything with Ryan Reynolds or Tom Ellis. I also have a awesome fella and we tease each other relentlessly but we’re always supportive of each other too.

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Have you always wanted to become an author?

When I was younger I wanted to be a nurse or horse rider 😂 I’ve been writing since I was roughly about 12 and fell in love with it. Always wanted to publish but was to scared too and decided to pursue mechanics, got fully qualified but health got in the way.

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What was your inspiration for your current book/series?

It started off as a random idea that popped into my head, I’ve always loved supernatural style films and programmes and the Greek mythology fascinated me 😂 but I couldn’t get the idea to stick and then I was moaning out loud and my fella helped me to finally work out exactly what to do. As for the characters there’s a little of me in everything I write and sometimes true life experiences. Not everything but I find it easier to write from experience, and book boyfriends 😂

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What are you working on now?

I’m working on my new series called The Drop of Death. It’s a Rh dystopian, apocalyptic world with a twist. I’m currently writing book 2.Do you have any quirks while writing?

Shouting at my characters, crying when I write something sad, talking to my pup. I apparently pull faces depending on what I’m writing but couldn’t say for sure 😂 and music gotta have some noise in the background.

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What are your hopes for the future?

I’m not in this for the money, I write because I love too and I wanted to share it. Ideally I hope to make enough to continue funding the other books I write, but either way I’ll find a way to make it happen. My mum thinks they’ll become films but I laugh it off every time not something that really interests me 😂

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Do you have any advice for new authors about the publishing world?

Never stop writing, if you love it then just keep going. Don’t take any negative reviews too hard, there will always be someone who won’t enjoy your work, just like they’ll be those who’ll love them and want to read more. Always find the right people for you, be it support or to work with or my case, both. I have a great team behind me who I absolutely love chanderella daily is my editor and my sister from another mother while savannah richey is the my pa and a fantastic friend. That’s not even mentioning the beta readers I have who keep me on the straight and narrow.

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Do you have anything to say to your readers?

Thank you. Thank you for taking the time to read my book, for taking a chance on such a new author and making me feel a little less like a newbie. The reviews whether 5 star or 1 help me to learn and improve. And I honestly read every review I get and try to reply to every message or comment that is posted for me. If I’ve ever missed yours I’m sorry, but feel free to do it again and I’ll try not to miss it for a second time. I love you guys and I couldn’t have done this without you. Thanks fo joining me on this crazy journey and I’m sure we’ll all enjoy the ride.

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Author Briana Michaels #interview

Please give a warm welcome to author Briana Michaels

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Tell us a bit about yourself

I’m Briana Michaels, lover of all the dark, sinful, and sexy things. I also have a serious taco addiction.

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Have you always wanted to become an author?

No, but I was always great at telling stories – at least that’s what I’ve been told. I was an event planner in Baltimore, MD for many, many years because creativity was always something that bubbled out of me. After moving to PA, I gave up events and became a preschool art teacher – so fun!

One day, after going out to dinner with my husband, we were driving home and I stared out the window and felt… I don’t know… like I needed to do something more. I’d had a character in my head for a while and decided to bite the bullet, so I said to my hubs, “I’m going to write a book.” He wasn’t at all shocked that I would do something like that out of the blue (have I mentioned how impulsive I can be?) Sooooo, I sat down and started writing. I haven’t stopped since. Now I can’t NOT write. I think I’d suffocate without it.

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What was your inspiration for your current book/series?

Hmmmm, which series!? I have two! Hell Hounds Harem is a reverse harem dark paranormal romance and I also write the Sins of the Sidhe series, which is a paranormal romance with urban fantasy elements (not RH).

In both, I take a lot of lessons I’ve learned in my life and stitch them into each character. And music drives my writing BIG TIME. Hozier, Shinedown, and Dorothy are just a few that fuel my muse. I’m a major Hozier fan though. Each book in my Sins of the Sidhe series was inspired by a song of his. Shinedown is a biggie for my Hell Hounds Harem series. I even have unofficial playlists for all my books – you can see them here: http://www.BrianaMichaels.com

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What are you working on now?

I just finished the final edits for the Second Trilogy in my Hell Hounds Harem series! Wooo hooo! And I’m currently working on the third draft of book 8 for the Sins of the Sidhe series. Once that is complete, I’ll jump back to the Hell Hounds Harem again, because the Third Trilogy is mapped out and those characters are roaring for my attention.

Side Note: With the Hell Hounds Harem series, I drop all three books in the trilogy on the same day. I binge write them so you can binge read them. 😊

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Do you have any quirks while writing?

I sit like Gollum. Does that count? I literally perch on the seat and stay that way until my legs cramp and scream. I don’t even know why I do this. *Pets the keyboard and whispers, “My precious.”*

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What are your hopes for the future?

Personally: That I grow my reader base and get to travel around to meet people more. I love having conversations with book lovers, and it would be wonderful to attend more book cons and meet readers that I only get to talk to online. I want to write a few new series and one thriller book, too. I’m trying to figure out a writing schedule that will allow all that I want to do.

Book World: I hope that Reverse Harem continues to grow in readership and also that the paranormal romance community gets more love and attention. Come on, folks, the dark side is amazing and magical af. You’ll love it!

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Do you have any advice for new authors about the publishing world?

Dive in. Seriously, don’t pussy foot around about it. JUMP. IN. I’ve never met an author who regretted their decision to write a book.

Once you write your book, go over it a million times and then once more before you hit that publish button!

Don’t read reviews. You’re going to want to and it’s completely understandable. When you have high ratings, it’s easy to be tempted. But once you see a bad rating, be prepared. If you feel the need to know what readers are saying, ask a friend or family member to look for you and soften the blow a little – only allow them to tell you the constructive criticism that’s embedded in the reviews. Trust me, we all think we can handle “that one-star review” but it fucking crushes your mojo. For whatever reason, it can derail you faster than anything else. SO, DON’T LOOK!

The most important piece of advice, though, is this: Write what you want. Follow your gut. Your instincts and characters will never steer you wrong, so put your trust in them and yourself and stay TRUE to them and you.

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Do you have anything to say to your readers?

I love you. I’ve said it a million times and I’ll say it until I’m six feet under. I. LOVE. YOU. The support you give me has been so tremendous, there are days you steal my breath. My mornings begin with emails and messages from readers, and my evenings end the same way. I’m the luckiest writer in the world to have each and every one of you in my life. I can’t wait to take you on the next journey with me.

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Author Bo Reid #interview

Please give a warm welcome to author Bo Reid

Tell us a bit about yourself

Well I’m 25, a mom to one little monster, and a wife. I was born and raised in California and we still live in the same small county we were born in. I have two dogs, who are my office assistants, which basically means they sleep under my feet while I write. Ha

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Have you always wanted to be a writer?

Not at all, it actually wasn’t even on my radar as a thing I could do. I have always been a huge reader, and my husband sarcastically said I should “Write a book or something” cause of how my I enjoy reading. I told him just because someone likes to read doesn’t mean they could be a writer, que major eye rolling. My mom has always encouraged my “overactive imagination” as she calls it. I was always making up stories and worlds when I was little, and even made my family refer to me as Pocahontas for a good week or so when I was little. A good friend of mine encouraged me to start a blog or something for over a year just cause my stories are funny, and I’m a snarky asshole that says funny things. All this added into me starting to sarcastically write a book to prove to my husband I couldn’t in fact do it. That didn’t work out and here we are.

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What was your inspiration for your current book/series?

MURDER! Just kidding, kind of. I have always been obsessed with true crime and I’m constantly reading about cases, listening to podcasts and I even used to want to be an FBI profiler. When I sat down to write my first words on a page the crime and murder just flowed. It seemed like the most natural thing for me to be able to write about, and I’ve found I can’t actually finish anything if I can’t find a way to add murder.

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What are you working on now?

Right now, I have about a million projects in different stages of being finished, anywhere from 500-50,000+ words in any given doc. But I’m actively working on finishing The Reapers series, Betrayal book one is out. Deception book two is with the betas. Bloodlines book three I just finished rough edits and my alpha has it. And Redemption the final is a Work in Progress.

Broken Hart, book one in The Hart Duet is also with the beta and comes out in July, up for pre order now. Wild Hart, the second book in that duet is a WIP right now.

Other than that, I basically just have 2020 releases mapped out, but not working on them. I have a handful of surprises up my bloody sleeves as well for the end of this year.

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Do you have any quirks while writing?

I wouldn’t say I have any quirks; I listen to music but not always depends on my mood. I don’t have a certain drink I need to have, or anything like that.

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What are your hopes for the future?

Honestly? I feel like I’m already living in a dream world, Betrayal has done better than I ever dreamed it would. I guess my only hope is to keep writing, keep putting books into the world for my readers. Maybe someday be able to do author signing events and things like that I think would be amazing.

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Do you have any advice for new authors about the publishing worlds?

I self-published so I guess I’d just say that doing that is easier than you probably think it is to do. Start building your reader group, and social media pages, and connecting with other authors before you even publish your first thing. Trust me having a small base of people that are excited for your first book will help you take off. and make author friends! Indie authors are an amazing bunch of people willing to help you out with questions you might have, advice, and just all-around being cheerleaders when you need a boost. I don’t know what I would do if I didn’t have my author wifeys.

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Do you have anything to say to your readers?

Just thank you guys so much for being around, for grabbing a copy of my book and falling in love with the characters as much as I did while writing them. Thank you for being a part of The Graveyard (my reader group) and sticking around through all the crazy! I wouldn’t be able to do this stuff without you guys; I really appreciate each and every single one of you!

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Author & Poet Ben Ditmars #interview

Please give a warm welcome to author and poet Ben Ditmars

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Ah, the million-dollar question. Which is good, because I could really use a million dollars. I am an author and poet, currently working in bookkeeping and accounting. This ties into my latest collection Number Poetry – all about the hidden rhythm of the written word. But when I’m not writing or counting beans, I enjoy exploring local history and traveling. I found a bar near my parent’s house where Al Capone used to relax. Pretty cool, eh?

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I’ve always wanted to be heard. But I’m shy around strangers. Writing helps me decipher my thoughts and communicate better.

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I find inspiration everywhere. The sky, the trees, stars in space – a lot with the stars in space. Science in general makes me think and ask questions. It’s a good conduit for metaphors. So is romance. My favorite poems from other poets are romantic ones – borderline erotic. Sex is liberating as an art form. And probably other ways too.

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OCD. Lots of OCD. I can agonize over a single word or piece of punctuation for hours. It’s slightly more muted writing for publications, because I can take time. But if it’s for the internet, you’re naked when it’s posted. There’s an urgency, exhilaration and fear that goes with it. But it also helps you find what works and resonates with an audience.

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Research the publishing and business world. Go to author events and see how they promote and interact. Watch Mad Men. Read as much as possible of the genre you intend to write. Think of who your audience will be and what you can give them they don’t have.

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I’m working on quite a few things. A book of romantic haiku, a haiku novella and fantasy adventure, and a young-adult collection with various life lessons. It should be a real hoot.

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I would love to keep expanding and reaching new audiences. That’s my biggest struggle is growing the ranks of people who read poetry. Partly, I’ve been doing this through posting on Instagram, or the Gram as hip Gen-Y kids call it. Or it Gen Z? I’m too much of a Millennial to actually remember.

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Yes, as a matter of fact. I appreciate you staying with me through these weird ideas I have. I could be living under a bridge shouting haiku, but you like my posts and buy books so I don’t have to.

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Author Bella Claire #interview

Please give a warm welcome to debut author Bella Claire

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Hi everyone! I’m Bella Claire. I just recently wrote my first reverse harem novel called Safe Haven which is book one in the Born In Hell series. Life is pretty crazy. I have three wild, but amazing kids that definitely know how to keep me on my toes. I work part-time, sometimes full-time, for a psychological center, which can be stressful at times, but also quite interesting depending on who walks in that day. I try to write every chance I get, but get distracted sometimes and could seriously watch Supernatural all day if I could. Oh and food, well food is life besides my family.

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Actually, no. Surprisingly, I didn’t really get into reading until I was about nineteen. I started reading more suspenseful books, then really got into the romance genre. I remember searching my kindle one day and came across the first two books in The Stardust Series by Autumn Reed and Julia Clarke. I had no idea what reverse harem was then, and still didn’t really get it until I joined their group on Facebook. From there I found other groups and reverse harem readers and authors and couldn’t believe what a great community of people I had come across. It was then I decided to write. It took many attempts at writing until one day Safe Haven popped in my head and I just went with it. Sometimes I still can’t believe I accomplished it, but I’m so glad I did!

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What are you working on now?

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Right now I’m working on book two in my Born in Hell series, New Haven, but also writing a standalone that will be called Their Dirty Little Secret.

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Not really, I just need it to be quite. I feel like a lot of authors listen to music while writing, but I just end up jamming out and singing along. If there is anything, even something small that could distract me, my brain turns to mush.

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What are your hopes for the future?

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I hope that one day I can be a full time writer and keep putting out books for readers to get lost in and enjoy.

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Don’t be scared to ask for help! Without fellow authors and friends, there is absolutely no way that I could have done this on my own. There is always new things to learn and room for growth.

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Thank you all so much for giving my newbie self a chance! It means so much to me and I’m so happy to have each and everyone of you with me along for this journey!

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Being a shifter is complicated.

Being a dirty little secret is even worse.

For years I’ve tried to blend in with my pack, find my place, but it’s impossible when everything about you screams intruder.

That is until three wolves trespass into our territory. They say they’re searching for something that was stolen from them, something precious and irreplaceable.

But when my pack decides they’ve had enough from our visitors, things go from bad to worse. Unable to keep me hidden from them any longer, the three men soon see what my pack chooses to ignore.

I’m left with two options: stay in a life full of loneliness, or go with them. Will I find my place or will I become someone else’s dirty little secret?

Author Brooke Warren #interview

Please give a warm welcome to debut author Brooke Warren

Tell us a bit about yourself?

Well…where to start? 🤔 I’m a Social Worker by day. I work in an outpatient cancer clinic helping cancer patients and their families. I love what I do!

I’ve also learned over the years that I need an outlet for myself to help take my mind off my day job. Most people are surprised to know I’m a gamer girl. Yup! World of Warcraft is my addiction and has been for the past 13ish years. I’m also
a die hard Fallout fan!

I’m married to my bestie. We’ve been together for 15 years and this year will be 5 years of marriage. My hubby is my rock. Love him to the moon and back and then some. We also have 3 dogs.

Have you always wanted to become an author?

To be honest, no. In school, I was really good at writing papers but I never pictured writing for fun as something I would do.

I’ve always had an overactive imagination. I’ll even admit to making up stories or scenarios in my head and watching them play out. It just never occurred to me to put all my nonsense on paper. 😂 I kick myself in the butt everyday for not doing
this sooner but I feel my journey started at the perfect time.

What was your inspiration for your current book/series?

So….I always laugh when people ask me this question. For my Alpha and Betas series, I legit was inspired by a music video I randomly came across on YouTube. Dirty Minds by Boy Epic to be exact.

As I watched the video, this crazy detailed dance scene popped into my mind and played out like a movie. Oddly enough, the dance scene that inspired the book didnt make it into the book. 😱 *gasp* I know! I’m holding onto it for a special moment.

What are you working on now?

I’m currently working on edits for book 2, Bonded By Fate, in the A&B series. It due to release in June. I’ve also started working on book 1 of my motorcycle club series that will release by end of year. And I’m working on an amazing secret co-write project. I do believe my other half was even interviewed by you recently. 😊

Do you have any quirks while writing?

Yes! I totally write better while at work. 😂 I also need to have music blasting in my ears. It doesnt matter the genre, I can tune it in and out. But, if I’m writing a sex scene, I try and pair the scene up with a song then I put that song on repeat till I’m done with the scene.

What are your hopes for the future?

Gosh, I dont know. I hope that my future self is still writing. I have some ideas for more series in my head that should take me through the next 3 years at least.

Do you have any advice for new authors about the publishing world?

Find an editor you mesh well with and who you can trust. My editor has become an important person in my life. Without her guidance, I shudder to think where I would be now.

Also, talk to other authors, make friends. I was so scared to do this but I’m glad I did! It’s nice to have people who understand what you’re going through and to ask questions so you dont feel like your drowning in a sea of new information.

In the end though, just write. Go where the muses take you and find a system that works for you.

Do you have anything to say to your readers?

To my readers: I LOVE ALL YOUR FACES! True story. All the support I’ve received since the launch of my book has been amazing. Thank you for taking a chance on a newbie author. For the bottom of my heart, you guys are the best ever!

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